- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)45
- Bob Evans restaurant in Cape Girardeau among chain's 21 closings (04/26/16)9
- Missouri House votes to allow concealed weapons without permits (04/28/16)6
- Police report filed, but no charges in incident at Cape Central (04/29/16)37
- Two hurt in motorcycle wreck on Interstate 55 (04/25/16)1
- Senator introduces bill for I-57 that would connect Sikeston with Little Rock (04/28/16)4
- Law firm requests information about Cape's traffic cameras (04/25/16)2
- Local lawmakers split over failed medical marijuana bill; voters may have a say (04/26/16)19
- Local company makes eco-friendly kitty litter that cuts cat-box smell (04/25/16)
- Man accused of pointing BB gun at Chaffee resident (04/26/16)2
Out of the past 1/20/13
Approximately 275 people attended a hearing at the Arena Building last night to discuss the recommended location of a new Mississippi River bridge and connecting highway with Interstate 55; the hearing was conducted by the Missouri Highway and Transportation Department to gather input on the location it is recommending for a four-lane bridge and highway running east-west across Cape Girardeau.
U.S. Sen. John Danforth and commissioners of the Southeast Missouri Regional Port Authority exchange praises during a one-hour meeting and tour of the port site near Scott City.
A dapper burglar who broke into the Pollack Hide and Fur Co., Independence Street and Highway 61, Friday night apparently was frightened off, leaving behind his new black derby hat; the break-in was discovered by Jacob Pollack, owner of the company, Saturday.
Three local women enlisted in the Navy WAVES in January: Carol Ann LeGrand of Cape Girardeau, Patricia Bohnert of Longtown, Mo., and Joyce Carlson of Cairo, Ill.
Paul R. Brooks, a former member of the city council, secures a petition at the office of city clerk W.C. Kaempfer and announces he will be a candidate for city commissioner in the coming municipal elections.
Cecil G. Morrison, executive of the Southeast Missouri Area Council of Boy Scouts since 1930, has resigned to accept a similar post with the Lake of the Ozarks Council, with headquarters in Jefferson City, Mo.
County roads are in awful shape because of the continued rains; the Bend Road, which has been in good shape for years, is now nearly impassable in numerous places; likewise, numerous streets in Cape Girardeau are showing the effects of the wet weather; Broadway, between Henderson Avenue and the fairgrounds, is in fearful condition; Sprigg Street at William Street is so deep in mud, parishioners had a hard time getting to St. Mary's Catholic Church yesterday.
Lilly Powers, who has been acting as stenographer for Lane & Alexander, has left Cape Girardeau for Jefferson City, Mo., where she will be stenographer for Rep. C.C. Oliver.
-- Sharon K. Sanders